Johann by forest castle sun mountain
He took part 1487 in a war of aggression of the ore duke victory mouth of Tirol against the Republic of Venice. With Rovereto (south of Trient) the two armies faced each other. Since because of none wanted to attack good output positions, one agreed on a duel. That only 17-jährige Johann of forest castle sun mountain announced itself for the weapon course with Antonio Maria di Sanseverino, to the son of the venezianischen Condottiere, which took place underneath the castle Pradaglia (today ruin) at the western Etschufer. To donate it praised, in case of the victory in Wolfegg a monastery flax. The Pappenheim´ Truchsessenchronik reports on the Regularien of the duel: “Wölcher under the zwayen schrayen würd “Catharina”, which solt the fight and the Gelt lost”. When count Johann of the horse fell, the fight continued at the soil. It succeeded to count Johannes to sting the Venezianer with the Dolch into the thigh. Frightened this “Catharina cried!” and gave oneself thereby struck.
In fulfilment of the Gelübdes and with permission of Pope Julius II. established count Johannes starting from 1502 a monastery flax including dreischiffiger Basilika with Spitzbogenfenstern, straight Chrabschluss and ridge turret.
After his early death 1510 its inheritance and son-in-law Truchsess George III., the “Bauernjörg in such a way specified “, completed the building, handed the monastery to the Franzikanern over and transformed it to 1519 into a Augustiner Kollegiatstift” with 1 Propst, 9 world priests, 4 pupils and 1 Schulmeister “.
- Otto forge: Parish church Wolfegg. (= art leader; Volume 937). 6. , edition revised. Fast and Steiner, Regensburg 1998 ISBN 3-7954-4672-4
|NAME||forest castle sun mountain, Johann of|
|SHORT DESCRIPTION||German noble|
|DATE OF BIRTH||around 1470|
|PLACE OF BIRTH|
|DYING DATE||24. June 1510|